One-Hour Outreach Programs

Let us bring the joy and excitement of learning about the Flint Hills to you! To book a program, email fhdceducation@cityofmhk.com or call 785-587-2726.

On-Site Experiences

These programs bring our most exciting and educational on-site experiences into your classroom, library or boardroom.

Outreach opportunities are available to all interested parties including: public schools, private schools, tribal schools, homeschool groups, scouting groups, faith-based organizations, senior centers, libraries, business groups & civic organizations.

Pricing

Programs Max # of Participants Price
Half-Hour Outreach Program 30 Participants $45
Half-Hour Outreach (Pick Two Programs) 30 Participants $75
One-Hour Outreach Program 30 Participants $75
Outreach Assembly Program Unlimited Participants $150

Mileage Fee

There is no mileage fee for program locations within a 30-mile driving distance from the Flint Hills Discovery Center. Program locations beyond a 30-mile driving distance will be charged $1 for every additional mile.

For example, a location 50 miles away (one-way) will be charged a $20 mileage fee. A location 75 miles away (one-way) will be charged a $45 mileage fee.

Reservation

We require a two week advance notice to schedule an education program. All programs are offered by reservation only. To make a reservation, email fhdceducation@cityofmhk.com or call 785-587-2726.
  1. PreK - 2nd Grade
  2. 3rd - 5th Grade
  3. 6th - 8th Grade

Flint Hills Exploration


Explore the life of a child in the historical Flint Hills or investigate the various rocks, plants, and wildlife of this unique landscape with this guided experience from the Flint Hills Discovery Center. Choose the areas of the Flint Hills that you want to explore-history, geology, ecology, or a combination. Each program has the potential to be unique based on the collection of activities selected by the group.

Teachers and parents can pick four activities and one alternative while scheduling the class. Students will move through the activities in a “round-robin” fashion. The fun and fresh experience at each station ensures young minds never get bored while teachers can gear the experience to many different overarching areas of content from the classroom. List of Activities
  • Learning Centers
  • Time: 45-60 minutes
  • Minimum: 12 students | Maximum: 30 students per session
  • No technology required
  • Standards vary depending on activities chosen

Engineer It! Assembly Line

Learn about assembly lines, participate in a human assembly line model and redesign an assembly line to improve speed and efficiency.
  • For students in Kindergarten through 2nd grade
  • 60 minutes
  • Minimum: 12 students | Maximum: 30 per session
  • No technology required
  • Standards: K-2-ETSJ-1

Combine Two Half-Hour Outreach Programs

Combine two of our popular half-hour outreach programs and pay the one-hour price.  That's a $15 savings!  Perfect for all ages.  Descriptions available here.  Choose from the following:

  • The Bison Box
  • The Mammal Box
  • The Cowboy Box
  • The Reptile Experience